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Leukata(s) Pr./Leukas Petra

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 04, 2021 04:42 PM History
A promontory at the southwest shoreline of Leucas

38.561581, 20.541808

cape, promontory

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 54 C4

Menander (Fr. 258 K) suggests that the Greek lyric poet Sappho committed suicide by jumping from the Leucadian cliffs for the love of a ferryman named Phaon.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Leukata(s) Pr./Leukas Petra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 28 May 2023]

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